In the beginning, blogging was nothing more than a fun activity for those who loved to write and a way of getting in touch with like-minded people for the purpose of exchanging ideas, or simply, socializing. However, over the years, and thanks in part to social networks, it has become one of the most effective […]
I recently wrote about the 12 things you should do before you publish a blog post. If you followed those steps, then clicked ‘Publish’, you’re ready for the post-publishing phase which includes the following 7 blogging tips that will help increase the traffic your post receives.
You’ve just spent all day writing your best blog post ever and are just itching to click that ‘Publish’ button so you can get to cracking a bubbly pop in celebration. Before you make your post public however, here is a list of 12 things you can and should do to reach a wider audience […]
A few months ago, I helped a friend set up his first blog – sending him to Bluehost to arrange for his domain name (for free) and hosting – after which I did the installation with very basic plugins and told him to start writing, which is what he did. I had access to the […]
In this third and last video about the beauty salon, I discuss basic affiliate marketing techniques that can be used to make money from the website — from those who will never visit the local area. 🙂 You’ll see my suggestions for incorporating Google Adsense, as well as how to search the Commission Junction affiliate […]
In the original Local Business Websites: Beauty Salon video, I discussed ways the Heiress Salon could improve the look and functionality of their website, by turning it into a blog and using a professional StudioPress theme. In today’s video, we look at their existing marketing efforts and make suggestions on how it could be enhanced […]
Today I profile the local business blog of Heiress Salon, a beauty salon and boutique owned and operated by Lindsay Ellis of Penticton, British Columbia. This is my favorite (and IMHO, the best) hair salon in town, but their website does not do the place justice. This is Part 1, in which I review only […]